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Sergio Basso per Italia Film ServiceSergio Basso started as a theatre director, in Teatraz Drama Company, then he went on to the movie industry.

He was Gianni Amelio’s assistant director on his last production in China, The missing star.

He directed several documetaries as well as one feature film.

His films got selected and won awarded in many major documentary-, animation- and short- international festivals (e.g. Locarno, Nyon, Annecy, Beijing, Turin).

He graduated from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Direction Department, Rome (2006); from Jurij Alschitz and GITIS (Moscow) Theatre School (2002).

He lived in China for a while, pursuing his academic studies in Oriental Art; he graduated from Venice University, Oriental Languages Department (1999); from Milan University, in Classics (2011).

He is a member of the European Documentary Network.

He taught at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Palermo branch, art-history documentary and held several workshops in documentary filmmaking abroad, i.e. at University of Auckland, New Zealand.

He is one of the winner of 2009 Solinas Prize- Documentary for the Large Screen and of the Movin’Up Scholarship for Young Italian Artists.

He co-worked with UN, NOKIA, SONY, RAI & RAICinema, TELECOM Italy, Save the Children, Oxford University, Indiana University-Bloomington, Università La Sapienza - Rome, “Il Corriere della Sera”, IlSole24ore publishing house, SKIRA publishing house, the Istituto dei Beni Culturali in Emilia Romagna, Università degli Studi -Milano, the MAAXI Museum in Rome.

More recently he devoted himself to developing crossmedia platforms for the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera and experimenting the contribution of animation in documentary film-making, winning Annecy International Film Festival.

“Elementary love” is his first feature film, released in 2014 in Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Canada. It is a children’s film. It got selected at Moscow Film Festival and Giffoni Film Festival.

They publish the novel with the same title.

He has just directed a documentary in Beijing for CCTV, the Chinese national television channel, in Chinese, for Chinese audience, about the Han dynasty.


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